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    [Honore de Balzac]. [Gustave Dore, illustrator]. Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine. London: Chatto and Windus, 1874. Assumed first edition. Twelvemo. Modern quarter cloth binding over marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Some minor rubbing, soiling and edgewear to extremities. Preliminary pages detached. Some minor foxing and toning scattered throughout. Very good. From the collection of Zita Books.


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    September, 2014
    4th-11th Thursday-Thursday
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